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Doctors Protest against Military action in Palestine
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Doctors Protest against Military action in Palestine

Karachi: Doctors have gathered at Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi to pledge support to the oppressed people of Palestine. Speaking to Medical News, Dr Ali said that we stand against the oppression of the Palestinian people. He added that the ongoing oppression by Israel has created a severe humanitarian crisis. The recent Israel-Palestinian crises has resulted…

Biological pacemaker’cells  through Gene therapy
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Biological pacemaker’cells through Gene therapy

Los Angeles : In order to deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy researchers have succeeded by  turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones, which may become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers.A recent research study appears in the journal Science Translational Medicine involved pigs having heart block condition that makes their hearts…

Ebola kills 603 in West Africa reports WHO
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Ebola kills 603 in West Africa reports WHO

World Health Organization reported on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak has 603 lives since February 2014. Almost 70 of the deaths have been reported from the three countries alone in the region. The WHO reported that 85 cases surfaced between July 8 – 12, stressing the continued transmission of the virus. International and local medics…

Africa under Attack
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Africa under Attack

ACCRA: The Ebola virus plaguing west African nations, where almost 500 people have died since January, is one of the deadliest known to man and can kill victims within days. New data from the United Nations this week confirmed this is the worst ever outbreak of this strain of haemorrhagic fever, first identified 38 years…

Pancreatic cancer ‘missed 19 times by NHS’
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Pancreatic cancer ‘missed 19 times by NHS’

A terminal cancer patient says the NHS failed to diagnose the disease despite 19 doctor and hospital visits. Julia Rogers, 58, from Newton Abbot, Devon, said she only found out she had inoperable pancreatic cancer after she paid £600 for a private scan. NHS England has launched an inquiry into how doctors failed to diagnose…

Ebola outbreak: Ghana reports suspected case
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Ebola outbreak: Ghana reports suspected case

Ghana is treating a suspected case of the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said. The virus has so far killed more than 460 people since it broke out in Guinea in February and spread to neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone. It is the world’s deadliest outbreak to date and there is no vaccine or…

Blame your Genes for Bad Teeth
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Blame your Genes for Bad Teeth

The dentist used it to scare children into proper dental hygiene and let’s be honest, it was funny! Because though British tea and good manners have an excellent international reputation, British teeth are mostly used as a punch line. But tooth decay is far from only a British problem — in fact, it’s one of…

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